|Nominations Now Being Accepted for Cintas Corporation’s Ninth Annual America’s Best Restroom Award|
|CINCINNATI, OH – February 22, 2010 – Nominations are now being accepted for the ninth annual “America’s Best Restroom Award,” presented by Cintas Corporation. Submissions can be made at www.bestrestroom.com through April 26, 2010.|
|In addition to making nominations, the public is also invited to visit the America’s Best Restroom (ABR) YouTube Channel and Facebook sites to post comments, share photos or upload videos; links to both sites are located on the ABR Homepage.|
|Up to 10 finalists will be announced in July, at which time the Internet public will be asked to cast votes. The winner will be announced in September and receive the coveted ABR plaque of recognition from Cintas during a formal ceremony and media event. The top five vote-getters will secure a place in the “America’s Best Restroom Hall of Fame” found at www.bestrestroom.com.|
|Cintas’ “America’s Best Restroom” contest is open to any non-residential restroom that is free of charge and open to employees, visitors or the general public. Nominators are not required to have a professional relationship with the business or staff that manages the facility, but personal experience is encouraged. Past champions have boasted breathtaking skyline views, unique décor and sparkling fixtures.|
|“There is no question that restroom hygiene plays a big role in determining customer satisfaction and repeat business,” said Cintas Marketing Manager Richard Bing. “Of course, the winners of this contest go well beyond just being clean; they are truly memorable.” Cintas created the “ABR Award” to honor businesses that combine good hygiene with functionality and exceptional style in their public restrooms. The contest has attracted tens of thousands of votes since its inception in 2002.|
|Previous winners have included restrooms at University of Notre Dame; The Grand Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi; Kohler Art Center in Sheboygan, Wisconsin; the Fort Smith, Arkansas Airport; Wendell’s Restaurant in Westerville, Ohio; Jungle Jim’s International Market in Fairfield, Ohio; Hermitage Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee; and in 2009, Shoji Tabuchi Theatre in Branson, Missouri.|
|For more information or to set up an interview, please contact the survey editor, Sabrina Zimring, at 757.456.5212.|
|About Cintas Corporation|
|Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Cintas Corporation provides highly specialized services to businesses of all types. Cintas designs, manufactures and implements corporate identity uniform programs, and provides entrance mats, restroom supplies, promotional products, first aid and safety products, fire protection services and document management services to approximately 800,000 businesses. Cintas is a publicly held company traded over the Nasdaq National Market under the symbol CTAS, and is a Nasdaq-100 company and component of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.
For more information about Cintas products and services, visit us at www.cintas.com.